Day: June 21, 2020

Insane Donut Art Is The Stuff Of Willy Wonka Dreams

Photo credit: Lab TheCeremony
Photo credit: Lab TheCeremony

From Delish

Suffice it to say this artist’s work is nothing short of delicious: “First of all, I love donuts,” laughs Jae Yong Kim. “Being an artist was my dream—so instead of just eating them, I decided to explore using donuts as a canvas.”

Photo credit: Lab TheCeremony
Photo credit: Lab TheCeremony

Kim’s work has been the focus of more than a dozen solo gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the US, Asia, and the Middle East. The Korean-born artist’s most recent exhibition, Donut Fear, at Hakgojae Gallery in Seoul, South Korea—which ends this month—has seen over 15,000 masked visitors since debuting at the end of March. “The opening coincided with the time coronavirus hit Korea, so we had to decide whether or not to have the show,” recalls Kim. “Given the title of the show, we felt it was a perfect time to say, ‘let’s not be afraid’—although I

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